Shell motif Camino de Santiago

Via de la Plata
from Sevilla via Salamanca
to Santiago de Compostela

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Southern route - Day 1 - A Gudina to Verín


A Gudina - the main square with cruceiro and double waymark indicating the divide between the northern route via Laza and the sourthern route via Verin


Por Verin: 228.556 km. (illlustrated here): the easier route but considerably longer
Por Laza: 195.953 km.: (illlustrated on our en_cv30S.html the harder route but some sections not suitable for cyclists


The waymark used in Galicia on road sections 

but fortunately the road winds down into the forest 

 

Altitude marker 

 

Bridge for the N525 making interesting pattens in the early morning sun 

 

 

 


Rejoin the N525 through san Lorenzo


 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Very friendly bicycle shop 

 

Main square in a pedestrianised section of the town 

Rio Tamega with its riverside walk  

The Casa de Escudo, named after the huge coat of arms: the Tourist Office and the munipal refugio are on the ground floor 

Castilio de Monterrei, 2 km. outside the town (and a fairly steep climb - there is another refugio here too) 

 

 

Stones on the old road to the castle 

 
View of Verín from the top of the caster

The 13th century church of Sta. Maria de Gracia 

 

Verín: interior of the refugio 

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